When you're a model, your body is your livelihood. So maintaining a healthy beauty routine is imperative to keeping up those good looks. And if anyone can attest to this, it's model and dancer Damaris Lewis.
The Brooklyn-born stunner has flaunted her cocoa complexion in ad campaigns for Clarins and Yves Saint Laurent, posed for several Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issues and toured with Prince. So when we bumped into Lewis, we had to get her skincare secrets.
"I met someone from Australia and she recommended [Lucas' Papaw Ointment] to me, and I've been using it ever since," Lewis told us. "It's a nice little mixture to put under your eye if it's cold outside and on your lips. You need something that's not going to make them crackle, especially when it's cold out."
But the most valuable beauty tip Lewis shared with us? Water is your friend.
She explained, "When you get on a plane and bloat, water will be your best friend. A lot of people don't like to get up on planes to go to the bathroom, but if you have to get off the plane to go to work, you have to stay hydrated. The elevation makes your feet swell and you're going to bloat up, so to counteract that I drink a lot of water when I travel. And I keep it up in my daily life as well."
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